Autumn Hamilton, Graduate Coordinator and Associate Professor

Address: HCN 206
Phone: 507-389-1711


  • H.S.D.  2002  Indiana University (School and College Health /Human Sexuality Education)
  • M.S.  1988  Indiana University (School and College Health)
  • B.A.  1986  Purdue University (Health Education / Athletic Training)


  •  Assistant Professor, Minnesota State University, Department of Health Science,   August 2003 – Present
  • Online Instructor, National American University, January 2010 – 2019
  • Online Instructor, University of Phoenix, January 2010 – 2019
  • Research Colleague, University of Minnesota, Program in Human Sexuality, November 2001 – 2019
  • American Red Cross Corporate Trainer, April 2001 – April 2003
  • Instructor, Anoka Ramsey Community College, August 2001 – May 2003
  • Adjunct Lecturer, IUPUC, Allied Health and HPER courses, Spring 1994 – Fall 2000
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Safety, Indiana State University, 1999 - 2000
  • Advisor, Department of Health and Safety, Indiana State University, 1999 - 2000
  • Assistant Instructor, School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, 1996-1999
  • Assistant Editor, “the Drug and Alcohol Workshop,” Indiana University, Summer 1988
  • Assistant Editor, BIHEP (Bibliographic Index of Health Education Periodicals), Indiana University, Bloomington  IN, 1987
  • Substitute Teacher, Bartholomew County Schools, K-12, All areas, 1987-1989
  • Athletic Trainer, Purdue University, 1983-1986


  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drugs
  • Biostatistics
  • Current Health Issues
  • Curriculum Trends
  • Death and Dying
  • Emergency Rescue and First Aid
  • Health and the Environment (traditional, large group and online)
  • Human Sexuality
  • Women’s Health
  • Introduction to Research in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
  • Medical Terminology (traditional and online)
  • Methods in School Health Education
  • Nutrition (traditional and online)
  • Personal Health
  • School Health Services
  • Stress Management


  • Human Sexuality
  • Transgender Health
  • GLBTQ Health
  • HIV prevention
  • Marijuana use among college students


  • Bockting, W.O., Miner, M.H., Swinburne, R. E. Hamilton, A., & Coleman, E. (2013) Stigma, mental health, and resilience in an online sample of the US transgender population. American Journal of Public Health 103 (5).
  • Robinson, B.E., Galbraith, J., Lund, SM., Hamilton, A., & Shankle, M. Case (2012) Study of the Adaptation of Community PROMISE for HIV-positive African American Men who have Sex with Men in Boston and Minneapolis-St. Paul. AIDS Education and Prevention 24 (3).
  • Bockting, W., Benner, A., Coleman, E. (2009) Gay and bisexual identity development among female-to-male transsexuals in North America: Emergence of a transgender sexuality. Archives of Sexual Behavior 38(5).
  • Bockting, W., Robinson, B., Benner, A., & Scheltema, K. (2004). Patient satisfaction with transgender health services. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy 30(4).
  • Benner, A.R., Sheldon, E. J., & Plummer, P. P. (2001). Creating a rubric to assess performances to meet new teaching standards. IAHPERD Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Journal 3(30).
  • Benner, A. R. (1996). Pornography: A look at the research and attitudes. (Available from the Kinsey Institute Research for Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Indiana University, Morrison Hall, Bloomington, IN 47405).
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